Bestaven, Yannick

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Bestaven, Yannick Gender: M
Yannick Pierre Bestaven
born on 28 December 1972 at 12:50 (= 12:50 PM )
Place St.Nazaire, France, 47n17, 2w12
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 06°52' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 18°46 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 04°49'

Yannick Bestaven
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French sailor, a professional skipper and the designer of the hydro-generator 'watt&sea,' an apparatus for generating electricity by means of a propeller driven by the movement of the boat. On 28 January 2021, he won the 2020-21 Vendée Globe (race in solo), despite crossing the line in 3rd position and thanks to a bonus for having participated in the rescue of other racer Kevin Escoffier.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Parlier, Yves (born 14 November 1960)

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'navigateurs' pdf file, p. 4.


  • Vocation : Sports : Sailing/ Boating (Skipper)